You Gotta See This: January 2010

Rush Limbaugh dances to Lady Gaga's Pokerface

Filed by Bil Browning | January 31, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Rush Limbaugh was a judge at the Miss America pageant and during a "judge the judges" portion he decided to show off some dramatic dance moves. Watch Limbaugh try to induce another heart attack by flailing madly to Lady...Read More

Teabagger candidate pleads for pizza money

Filed by Bil Browning | January 30, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

There's so much batshittery in this single video that I don't know if I could list them all. Richard Behney is running for the Senate as a Republican in Indiana. He asks for campaign donations (or "pizza money," as...Read More

ManCrush's Super Bowl ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 29, 2010 | 7:15 AM | comments

Well, these folks know how to get earned media. After the FOTF Super Bowl ad debate, this gay dating site announced they'd be trying to get their ad in....Read More

Obama at SOTU on DADT and discrimination

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 28, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

CBS has video of the LGBT part of the State of the Union last night....Read More

No Poker Face

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 27, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

The WBC parodies Lady Gaga's "Poker Face." They already ruined "We are the World" for me, but this song isn't much of a loss. Ridiculous. It would be a genius parody of the right, if they weren't 100% serious....Read More

The trailer for FIT

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 26, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

The UK's LGBT group Stonewall sent this movie to schools to try to fight homophobic bullying...Read More

Ask a Gay Family YouTube channel

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 25, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

The Leffew family answers questions sent in to them via YouTube. It gets interesting at around 9:00, when they talk about their realization that gay people don't all agree....Read More

When childhood idols go fundie

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

When I was a kid I loved the Ray Stevens songs - The Streak, the Mississippi Squirrel Revival, and Ahab the Arab. Flash forward a couple of decades and now Stevens is spewing right wing talking points on Fox....Read More

Joe Henry - Stop

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 23, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

I'm sure there are more than a couple Madonna fans on this site. Did you know that "Don't Tell Me" was originally "Stop" by Joe Henry, Madonna's brother-in-law? Pretty cool song, although it would be nicer if the video...Read More

Animated French safe sex PSA

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 22, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Cute. Although I don't know why there are so many vaginas and only one penis. If my experience with French graffiti is at all representative, the penis to vagina ratio in graffiti here is around 50:1....Read More

Barney Frank on Coakley's loss

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 21, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Barney Frank doesn't think reconciliation should be used to pass health care in the Senate. I don't think there was much chance of that happening anyway....Read More

Hawaii TV on civil unions

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 20, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Hawaii's legislature is debating civil unions this week....Read More

Kevin Jennings robot video

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 19, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

I remember in high school and the beginning of college there were boys who'd sit around and make up names for made up sex acts and laugh like it was the funniest thing in the world. A few of...Read More

Big Brother Brazil 10's Gay Kiss

Filed by Bil Browning | January 18, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Two gay Big Brother Brazil 10 contestants kissed on a recent episode. The kiss is at the 35 second mark. (Hat tip to Made in Brazil who also has footage of drag queen contestant Dicesar strutting an improvised catwalk.)...Read More

Mr. Gay China

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 17, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

The Guardian's report on the Mr. Gay China competition, which got shut down Friday at the last minute by police....Read More

A Star Is Born!

Filed by D Gregory Smith | January 16, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Liza visits her vocal coach for a few warmups and then her godson does a dead-on impersonation- Hysterical!...Read More

LUV doesn't feel the love

Filed by Bil Browning | January 15, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Can't you feel the love? Iowa's new fundie group, Let Us Vote, at a recent rally demanding that the legislature pass a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. (Hat tip to Good As You)...Read More

Renault Ad - Drag Queen

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | January 14, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

I got this from Monica Canfield-Lenfest, COLAGE's Kids of Trans (KOT) program coordinator, who in turn got it from Helen Boyd. This car commercial has a great KOT moment....Read More

Rachel Maddow on the right's shame

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 13, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Rachel Maddow discusses the Prop 8 side's distaste for having their views aired....Read More

Here's to you, Iris Robinson

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 12, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

If a romance novelist put together a story about a middle-aged woman who has an affair with a 19-year-old and named the protagonist "Iris Robinson," they'd be told that the name is just over-the-top. Same with Beau Breedlove last...Read More

Buffalo straight man threatened in homophobia trial

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 11, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

A strange case in Buffalo about a man who was attacked in a parking lot. Hate crimes charges might be filed....Read More

Obama wants to change your religion

Filed by Bil Browning | January 10, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Focus on the Family will stop at nothing, will they? Remember, they're a non-partisan organization. Don't you remember all the videos they made questioning Bush's spirituality?...Read More

Ann Coulter: Terrorists with bombs in their foreskin

Filed by Bil Browning | January 09, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

How often does Ann Coulter agree with the ACLU? Of course, since it's Ann, she has to talk about terrorists shoving bombs in their foreskins and up their ass. ("An anus is a good hiding spot!") Like many of...Read More

Neil Patrick Harris on Kimmel: Winning Gay Man of the Decade

Filed by Bil Browning | January 08, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Neil Patrick Harris went on Jimmy Kimmel Wednesday night to push the 100th episode of How I Met Your Mother, but Kimmel wanted to talk about AfterElton's Gay Man of the Decade contest. Of course, NPH didn't thank me...Read More

A distributed computing case study in bullshittery

Filed by Bil Browning | January 07, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

You know, I could spend an hour writing up all the flaws in this jackass' argument condoning Lisa Miller's abduction of her daughter to prevent her former partner, Janet Jenkins, from having any contact with the child. Instead, I'll...Read More

David Letterman on Amanda Simpson

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 06, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

David Letterman's show makes a joke about how Amanda Simpson, Obama's first transgender appointee, "used to be a man."...Read More

Brit Hume: Tiger Woods should convert to Christianity to get forgiveness

Filed by Bil Browning | January 05, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

FOX news talking head Brit Hume literally says that golfer Tiger Woods needs to convert from Buddhism to Christianity so he can "get forgiveness" for his extra-marital affairs. Maybe FOX can change their slogan to, "Fair, Balanced & Evangelized."...Read More

Lady Gaga outfits inspired by Pokemon?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 04, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Suddenly Lady Gaga's outfit choices start to make sense. Who knew she was getting her inspiration from Pokemon characters?...Read More

Rick Sanchez chews up Nevada's Senator John Ensign

Filed by Bil Browning | January 03, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

While I can't stand CNN's Rick Sanchez, I have to admit I loved his grilling of Republican Senator John Ensign. Sanchez digs in about the scandal around the good Senator's "pay back" to some guy after the shtupped the...Read More

Remember when everyone was doing it?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 02, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Back in the day, everyone was watching ABC. Now they'll watch Neil Patrick Harris on any station they can. Or at least I will....Read More